Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), a physician by training, is now considered the most notable 20th-century Russian dramatist. His major plays, all staged by Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theatre, helped establish psychological realism in European theatre.

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Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt's clear, colloquial and accurate translation of the story of the Prozorov family's dream of returning from the provinces to an idealised Moscow.

Ivanov

Chekhov's compelling early play, set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Chekhov on Theatre

By Anton Chekhov Compiled by Jutta Hercher and Peter Urban Translated by Stephen Mulrine

A unique collection of everything that Chekhov wrote about the theatre - including newspaper articles and letters - revealing his instinctive curiosity about the way theatre works and his concerns about how best to realise his own intentions as a playwright.

Seagull

A striking version of Chekhov's classic play, restoring the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.

The Seagull (Drama Classics)

Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Three Sisters (Drama Classics)

Chekhov's masterpiece of provincial claustrophobia, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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The Cherry Orchard

Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)

Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going.

Three Sisters (National Theatre version)

Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial backwater following the death of their father.

Chekhov: Four Plays

Anton Chekhov's four greatest plays in one volume - in sensitive, accurate and much-performed translations. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classic Collections series.

Chekhov: Shorts

A collection of five of Anton Chekhov’s best-known short plays, in brand new English translations.

The Bear

A one-act comic play about a reclusive young widow whose life takes a surprisingly romantic turn.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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